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5/1/16 ~ Personifying Beelzebub (On Dehumanizing/’Otherness’)

  What’s Up Next? Sunday, May 1, 2016 ~ Personifying Beelzebub (On Dehumanizing/’Otherness’) Inquiry:  How do you gauge your level of enemy imagery — a.k..a. your point-of-view circa the ‘beelzebub personification spectrum’ (see below) — towards another?  And then how … Continue reading

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4/3/16 ~ Conversational Flow (On Being Cheeky)

What’s Up Next? Sunday, April 3, 2016 ~ Conversational Flow (On Being Cheeky) Inquiry:  How do you gauge your level of cheekiness (a.k.a. receptivity versus nonviolent resistance), conversationally-speaking? Hart’s Communication-Flow-Chart ZENVC’s Communication Flow Chart First, a confession… Sometimes I use this blog as … Continue reading

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October 4, 2016 ~ Forbidden Fruit & the Full Array of Our Universal Human Needs

What’s Up Next? Sunday, October 4, 2015 ~ Forbidden Fruit & the Full Array of our Universal Human Needs Inquiry:  Which branches of Universal Human Needs fall within your ‘comfort zone’ (to attend to, whether in making requests of yourself or others) … Continue reading

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September 6, 2015 ~ Tripwires & L’Avant-Garde Girackal

What’s Up Next? Sunday, September 6, 2015 ~ Tripwires & L’Avant-Garde Girackal   I Am Not a Giraffe | NVC World ‘I am a girackal. Or a jackaffe. Or some such creature.’ Inquiry for September:  How do you track your girackal/jackaffe tripwires? Tool:  Linnaea Marvell’s Dynamics … Continue reading

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Theme for August 2014 ~ The Art of Verbal Abuse

Theme for August 2014 ~ The Art of Verbal Abuse As I’ve written about before, it often seems that empathy is stressed — in Nonviolent Communication circles — indeed even Marshall Rosenberg reportedly mourned the lack of balance in how … Continue reading

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Theme for July 2014 ~ Going Forth

Theme for July, 2014 ~ Going Forth ‘May the Fourth of July Be With You’: The Best  #AmericanizeAMovieQuote Tweets Wall Street Journal (blog) The presidents of Argentina, Brazil and Chile today versus the 1970s. We’ll work with the Robert Gonzales process known as Preparation for … Continue reading

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March 23, 2014 ~ On Turning Points (& Turning Towards)

Sunday, March 23, 2014 ~ On Turning Points (& Turning Towards) Recently — beginning in early February when we discussed the Three Layers of Empathy and continuing up until recent weeks when we explored Scary Honesty & Integrative Expression we’ve considered how to practice various components of … Continue reading

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